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A QA Specialist - Distribution is required for our pharmaceutical client company in Cork. This is an initial 12 month contract position within the Quality-Distribution team to ensure Good Distribution Practices (GDP) compliance as it relates to the supply of drug products from site to end customers via Affiliates, commercial distributors and Global Patient Solutions (GPS) distributors. ROLE:
  • Support initial due diligence checks of potential new distribution partners
  • Review & approve documentation for in-market GMP/GDP activities performed by 3rd parties
  • Generate and update controlled documents (e.g., procedures, forms, reports) as needed, to ensure compliance with applicable quality objectives and regulatory requirements
  • Perform & Support gap analysis and risk assessments on processes within the site, Affiliates and Distributors or wherever they may be required, to evaluate compliance with relevant GDP regulations/guidelines & implement/support the implementation of corrective actions
  • Maintains programs and processes to ensure high quality products delivered to customers and compliance with current Good Distribution Practices (GDPs).
  • Prepare & deliver presentations to senior management, as required


  • 4+ years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry and a BSc or BA.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Good Distribution Practices (GDP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Demonstrates proficiency in application of QA principles, concepts, industry practices, and standards

Please call Diarmuid Buckley today for further information on 021- 4355432 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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